Graeme Malcolm is another narrator whom we hope to hear more often. His voice conveys a certain, compelling, listen-to-this quality. His reading from Shackleton's journals in ROUGH WATER made a lasting impression. He participated in several of Listen & Live's Adrenaline series anthologies. THE PIANO TUNER by Daniel Mason got attention from us earlier this year, as did the celebrated A SINGLE SHARD by Linda Sue Park. Graeme presents the story of the poor Korean boy yearning to become a potter with such skill and emotion that the audiobook could be one of this year's most honored children's titles—as an Earphones Award winner, Audie Award Finalist, ALA Notable Recording, and YALSA selection. In this issue Graeme does a fine job with the difficult and complex THE COFFEE TRADER and offers readers an introspective listen with Graham Swift's THE LIGHT OF DAY (see page 39).
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